SCHEDULER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT NEEDED:  Northern California Member of Congress seeking qualified candidates for Scheduler/Executive Assistant in fast-paced Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities will include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C., organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests, and coordinating travel arrangements.  In addition, the scheduler/executive assistant will be responsible for distributing briefings, handling the Member’s personal correspondence and various additional administrative duties which include vouchering; budget management, maintaining office supplies and other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Staff.  Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines, have outstanding verbal and written communications skills.  Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or full-time executive assistant experience (or equivalent) is strongly preferred.  California ties are a plus.  Salary is commensurate with experience.     


Candidates must be willing to work extended hours at times and some driving duties will also be required. Please email with your resume and cover letter. 


Deadline to apply for the position is Monday, December 29, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -- Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio of economic policy issues including financial services, tax policy, trade, and the budget. The position will also include portions of the Congressman’s Appropriations Committee work. This position is responsible for drafting legislation and amendments, writing speeches and floor statements, staffing the Member in Committee, and representing the Member in meetings with constituents and interested parties. Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least two years of legislative experience on Capitol Hill. Committee experience and Chicago ties are preferred, and a sense of humor is a must. Applicants should have demonstrated experience interacting with senior-level officials. Please email cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to No calls or walk-ins.


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